Erica C Kaye, MD
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Erica C. Kaye, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology and Director of the Research Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Kaye’s research aims to improve prognostic communication between oncologists, children with high-risk cancer, and their families across the advancing illness trajectory to the end of life. Dr. Kaye received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Yale, her Medical Degree from Harvard, and her Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a focus on qualitative and mixed methodology training. She completed her pediatrics residency at Boston Children’s Hospital, followed by two subspecialty fellowships in pediatric hematology-oncology and hospice and palliative medicine at St. Jude. She has received national awards and recognition for her research from the National Institutes of Health, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and she is a National Palliative Care Research Center Career Development Award recipient and prior Kathleen M. Foley Research Scholar. Dr. Kaye serves as Chair of the St. Jude Qualitative Research Network and Chair-Elect of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Research Committee. She also serves as Associate Program Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center.